Sam Northcut, “Still Life of Fruits and an Onion”Submitted photo

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Students from Evanston Township High School were recognized in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program, the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens. Panelists look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill, and the emergence of a personal voice or vision. Scholastic Art & Writing Award recipients include the following ETHS students:

Mixed Media – Honorable Mention: Karina Rodriguez, “Smile”
Painting – Gold Key: Jessica Cardenas-Trejo, “Kitchen Painting” • Sam Northcut, “Still Life of Fruits and an Onion”
Silver Key: Sofia Mejia, “Contour” • Sam Northcut, “Self-portrait”
Honorable Mention: Sam Northcut, “Water-color Mountains”
Drawing – Gold Key: Greta Eanes, “Corn”
Honorable Mention: Jessica Cardenas-Trejo, “Tool Jar” • Greta Eanes, “Self Portrait in a Car” • Sam Northcut, “Cornman”
Portfolio – Honorable Mention: “Jessica Cardenas-Trejo”
Video & Animation – Gold Key: Jonah Charlton with William Robinson,“Convicted”
Honorable Mention: Colin Sullivan with Noah McKay, “Runaway Wallet” • Colin Sullivan, “Noters”
Photography – Gold Key: Matan Fireman,“Views” • Arthur Brown, “Up a Paddle Without a Creek”
Silver Key: Kenneth Hamrick, “Kristian” • Alexander Hilliard, “44th” • Noah Leib, “Bud” • Stephan Libreros, “Shutter Speed” • Dominick McIntosh, “Untitled” • Caroline Walker, “Superior” • Xavier Wilson, “Blue Eyes” • Xavier Wilson, “Bulbs”
Honorable Mention: Matan Fireman, “Leading Nowhere” • Matan Fireman, “Masked” • Hanna Forbat, “Shhh” • Lily Hollingsworth, “Chicago” • Tim Keme, “Power Horse” • Tim Keme, “Timothy’s Tree” • Samantha Lemott, “Rainy Sunset” • Dominick McIntosh, “Portraits” • Claire McMichael, “Stars” • Emily Minerof, “Feet” • Amy Miranda, “Pretty in Pink” • Anne Porter, “Untitled” • Danielle Reiser, “Model Close Up” • Karina Rodriguez, “Bloom” • Caroline Walker, “Fall” • Maria Wallace, “Sadness” • Ellie Wilson, “Turtle” • Xavier Wilson, “Pink” • Xavier Wilson, “Music Speaks” • Jonah Charlton, “Vitamin D”

Since 1923 the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized and encouraged artists and writers such as Sylvia Plath, Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Robert Redford, Tom Otterness, Zac Posen, among many others.